Tim Plaehn
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Can Natural Resources Partners Buck The 'War On Coal' And Sustain Its 10% Dividend?

As a master limited partnership that generates the majority of revenue from coal mining, many would believe that the prospects for Natural Resources Partners LP (NYSE:NRP) are not very bright. However, some prospects for recovery in certain sections of the company's business turn Natural Resources Partners into a long-term bet on coal prices with a 10% dividend yield.

Note: MLP companies such as Natural Resources Partners LP have units and pay distributions. The words stock, shares and dividends may be used here with the understanding that the rules of MLP units apply including the tax consequences of investing in MLP units.

Business Overview

The main business of Natural Resources Partners is the ownership of mineral properties where primarily

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